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pedro  •  Link

The Kentish.

From the site mentioned by David Bell.

Kentish, built Johnson at Deptford 1652 and wrecked in 1672.

david ross mcirvine  •  Link

Cool, and there's some history to the fact that Sam calls it the "Kent," and that it was launched as the "Kentish."

This 601 ton frigate *HMS Kentish*, built the same year as the Parliamentary victory at Kentish Knock, was I guess named after that victory.

It was renamed to *HMS Kent* upon the Restoration in 1660.

Wrecked near Cromer in 1672, alas.

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